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Sunday, February 25, 2024 7:00 PM

Shrinking investment protection in the EU: can Swiss and other BITs act as a safety net for intra-EU investments?

As the EU dismantles its network of investment protection treaties among Member States, we investigate alternative avenues open to investors. The…

Saturday, February 24, 2024 7:00 PM

High Court of Australia examines Article 3 Rule 8 of Hague Rules in relation to London arbitration

The case of Carmichael Rail Network Pty Ltd v BBC Chartering Carriers GmbH & Co KG & Anor [2024] HCA 4 concerned a dispute over damage to steel rails…

Thursday, February 22, 2024 7:00 PM

Energy Disputes - Spotlight on Effective Contract Management

Our Energy Disputes Guide highlights the importance of effective contract management in helping to avoid disputes in construction contracts. The…

Thursday, February 22, 2024 7:00 PM

Limitations on Appellate Review of Arbitration Awards

Although arbitration has many advantages, including speed of resolution and confidentiality, one disadvantage is the lack of meaningful appellate…

Thursday, February 22, 2024 7:00 PM

Focusing on Recoverability in Arbitration Funding

In the short number of years since regulatory change in Singapore and Hong Kong in particular led to a more supportive environment within which…

Thursday, February 22, 2024 7:00 PM

Mediation: A more effective way than litigation to resolve conflicts?

In some cases, mediation can be a more effective way to resolve a conflict that has arisen between the parties than litigation. During mediation, a…

Thursday, February 22, 2024 7:00 PM

The Dubai Court of Cassation Raises Questions Over an Arbitral Tribunal's Power to Award Legal Costs

The Dubai Court of Cassation (DCC) recently upheld the Dubai Court of Appeal’s partial annulment of an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)…

Thursday, February 22, 2024 7:00 PM

Mediacja skuteczniejszym sposobem rozwiązywania konfliktów niż spór sądowy?

W niektórych przypadkach bardziej efektywnym niż spór sądowy sposobem rozwiązania zaistniałego między stronami konfliktu może być mediacja. W toku…

Thursday, February 22, 2024 7:00 PM

The AAA Enacts Mass Arbitration Supplementary Rules

The American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) has enacted new Mass Arbitration Supplementary Rules, as well as a new fee schedule, that went into…

Thursday, February 22, 2024 7:00 PM

The Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration has launched the CRCICA Arbitration Rules 2024

The Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA) is the oldest arbitration institution in Africa and the MENA region. It…

Thursday, February 22, 2024 7:00 PM

Unravelling the GBA Standard Contract: Cross border data transfer between Hong Kong and the GBA cities in Mainland China

The Cyberspace Administration of China (“CAC”) and the Innovation, Technology & Industry Bureau of Hong Kong (“ITIB”) jointly released the Standard…

Thursday, February 22, 2024 7:00 PM

ArbitrateAD - A new forum for Construction Disputes

The Abu Dhabi International Arbitration Centre branded as 'ArbitrateAD', has now commenced operation with the recent publication of its new set of…

Thursday, February 22, 2024 7:00 PM

Law Commission Review of the Arbitration Act 1996 | Key Areas of Review and Recommended Change

On 6 September 2023, the Law Commission issued its Final Report and Bill on the proposed amendments to the Arbitration Act 1996 (the "Act"). The…

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 7:00 PM

Mexico: Enactment of the Mexican General Law on Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms

On January 26, 2024, the decree issuing the General Law on Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms (ADR) was published in the Federation…

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 7:00 PM

Beyond the Ink: Examining Non-Signatory Participation in Arbitration

Arbitration agreements serve as cornerstones of modern dispute resolution, offering parties a flexible and efficient alternative to traditional court…

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 7:00 PM

Current State of U.S. Economic Sanctions Imposed in Response to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine - February 22, 2024

In response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the U.S. government has deployed a whole-of-government approach to impose sanctions and tighter export…

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 7:00 PM

Legal Precedent or Confusion? Supreme Court's Review of Arbitral Award Modifications

In a significant legal development, the Supreme Court of India, in the case of Gayatri Balasamy v. M/s ISG Novasoft Technologies Limited (Special…

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 7:00 PM

Proposed Amendments to HKIAC Rules put the Emergency into Emergency Arbitration

On 23 January 2024, the HKIAC announced a Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the 2018 HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules. The HKIAC’s…

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 7:00 PM

Juridical Analysis: Allahabad High Court's Consideration of Section 47 CPC in Arbitration Cases

Arbitration serves as a cornerstone of alternative dispute resolution, offering parties a swifter and more flexible avenue for resolving conflicts…

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 7:00 PM

English anti-suit injunctions in aid of arbitration agreements with a foreign seat

The recent Court of Appeal decision in Unicredit Bank GmbH v RusChemAlliance LLC [2024] EWCA Civ 64 (“Unicredit”) is the latest in a trilogy of cases…

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 7:00 PM

Un tribunal de l’Ontario statue qu’une convention d’arbitrage est inexécutoire

Dans l’affaire Lochan v. Binance Holdings Limited (l’« affaire Binance »), la Cour supérieure de justice de l’Ontario (la « CSJO ») a rejeté une…

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 7:00 PM

Class action waiver clauses and arbitration clauses: factors courts consider

Canadian courts continue to rule on the enforceability of class action waiver clauses and arbitration clauses following Heller (summarized here). In…

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 7:00 PM

Anti-suit injunctions: High Court considers proper approach where facts relevant to jurisdiction disputed

A recent decision sheds light on the court’s approach to an application for an anti-suit injunction where there is a dispute of fact that affects the…

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 7:00 PM

Breaking Barriers: Seetha Kumari's Arbitral Triumph Over Bajaj Finance, Backed by UNUC's Legal Expertise

UNUC Legal LLP, represented by Pawan Upadhyay, Ankit Shah, and Rishab Khare, is pleased to announce the successful resolution of the arbitration…

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 7:00 PM

Arbitration and Trust Disputes: Grosskopf v Grosskopf [2024] EWHC 291 (Ch)

In a judgment last week, the High Court has decided that a claim for the appointment of a Judicial Trustee is arbitrable. The claimant beneficiary is…

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 7:00 PM

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Argument on Arbitration Exemption for Food Delivery Drivers

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on Feb. 20, 2024, on whether food distributors are exempt from arbitration under Section 1 of the Federal…

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 7:00 PM

Devas v. Antrix: Ninth Circuit Requires Minimum Contacts for Personal Jurisdiction over Foreign States

The Ninth Circuit’s February 6, 2024, decision denying rehearing en banc of Devas v. Antrix and upholding its earlier ruling to overturn the…

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 7:00 PM

The new Abu Dhabi International Arbitration Centre (arbitrateAD) issues Arbitration Rules in force as from 1st February 2024

On 1st of February 2024, the Arbitration Rules of the new Abu Dhabi International Arbitration Centre (Rules) came into force. The Rules replace…

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 7:00 PM

UK Court of Appeal Orders Mandatory Final Anti-Suit Injunction in Foreign-Seated Arbitration

In its recent judgment in UniCredit Bank GmbH v. RusChemAlliance LLC,[1] the Court of Appeal granted a mandatory final anti-suit injunction in…

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 7:00 PM

Judge Chad Allred (Ret.) Joins JAMS in Seattle

JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, is pleased to announce the addition of Judge…

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